Madison Falls Trail Closed for Repairs Beginning July 7
The one-tenth mile Madison Falls Trail and trailhead parking lot located in Elwha Valley will close to public entry beginning on Monday, July 7 while crews make improvements and repairs.
Hurricane Ridge Road Closed to Vehicles Sunday 8/3 (6:00a - noon)
Due to the "Ride the Hurricane" bicycle event, the road to Hurricane Ridge will be closed above the Heart o' the Hills entrance station from 6:00a to noon on Sunday August 3rd.
Spruce Railroad Trail Improvements to Begin August 5
Spruce Railroad Trail will be closed from the Lyre River TH to approximately 0.25 miles east of Devil’s Punchbowl. Work is expected to be completed by the end of October. The remainder of the trail will be accessible from the Camp David Jr. Road TH. More »
Wilderness Camping Permits are required for all overnight trips into the wilderness backcountry of Olympic National Park.
A wilderness camping fee is charged for all permits and includes a $5 permit registration fee, plus $2 per person per night. There is no nightly charge for people 15 years old and under.
Check the Wilderness Trip Planner for more information on visiting and enjoying the Olympic Wilderness.
Special Park Use permits are required for some activities such as special events and commercial filming and photography. Applications for permits should be submitted to the appropriate park official well in advance for consideration and processing.
Did You Know?
That the Piper's bellflower is unique to the Olympic Mountains? Named after an early Olympic peninsula botanist, the Piper's bellflower grows in cracks and crevices of high elevation rock outcrops.